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Life imprisonment for acid throwers in Pakistani Kashmir


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir is all set to introduce a law that will punish culprits involved in acid throwing on women, with life imprisonment and ... Read more...

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Congress’s Muslim card, Ajit Singh’s Jat clout on test in Tuesday’s poll (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) The Muslim card, played heavily by the Congress party, will be on test Tuesday when 68 Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies go to poll during the ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister escapes bid on life, cop killed


December 12th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday escaped a bid on his life when separatist guerrillas attacked him in Srinagar. One ... Read more...

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Soccer training in Brazil for six Kashmiri boys


November 11th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) With dreams in their eyes and the promise of a bright future, six Kashmiri boys, one of them once arrested for stone pelting, leave for Brazil ... Read more...

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No effort to be spared for Kashmir cause: Gilani


October 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pakistan government would spare no effort to extend support the Kashmiri people in their struggle to determine their future according to their aspirations, Prime ... Read more...

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New Pakistani Kashmir president meets Kayani


September 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistani Kashmir President Sardar Yaqoob Khan met army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed various issues, including the situation on the Line of Control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Rabies kills 5,000 in Pakistan every year


July 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) As many as 5,000 people die of rabies in Pakistan every year, experts say.The incidents of rabies' are increasing in Pakistan, said speakers at a national ... Read more...

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Illegal immigrants should be removed from voters list in Assam: Goel


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Vijay Goel on Monday demanded that the illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, who are presently living in Assam should be removed ... Read more...

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Pakistan refuses to stop boot-stomping at Wagah (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan has shot down an Indian suggestion to do away with the aggressive posturing and boot-stomping during the traditional flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post ... Read more...

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Pak rejects India’s request to tone down Wagah ceremony


November 7th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected India's request to tone down the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah Border.According to a media handout, Director-General of Punjab Rangers Major-General Muhammad Yaqoob Ali Khan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan refuses to discontinue aggressive marching at Wagah


November 7th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Islamabad has turned down a suggestion to discontinue the aggressive marching during the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post between India and Pakistan, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Large cargo plane carrying nine crashes in the mountains near Kabul


October 13th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane carrying nine people crashed in the mountains near Kabul on early Tuesday evening, officials said. A search-and-rescue operation is underway.The L-100 Hercules aircraft, which ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane carrying 9 crashes in the mountains near Kabul


October 12th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane carrying nine people crashed in the mountains near Kabul on early Tuesday evening, officials said.The L-100 Hercules aircraft, which is the civilian equivalent of ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf (Lead, Correcting figure)


October 10th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($11.6 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf


October 10th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($1.1 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Talal Bugti announces bounty on Musharraf’s head


October 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 10 (ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Talal Bugti has announced a bounty of one billion rupees and a hundred acres of farmland on former President Pervez Musharraf for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan’s ex-brigadier ready to testify against Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) A retired brigadier of the Pakistani Army is ready to testify against former president Pervez Musharraf in the killing of a popular Baluch tribal leader, a local ... Read more...

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Kashmir unrest hits affects of religious items during Ramzan


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep 5 (ANI): The sale of religious items and food products has gone down due to the ongoing curfew and shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir during the fasting month ... Read more...

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Another youth killed in Kashmir, toll reaches 48 (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A youth was killed Thursday in firing by security forces, while a 50-year man died in hospital of injuries sustained Wednesday, taking to 48 the toll in the ... Read more...

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Man succumbs to bullet injury, Kashmir toll 47 (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence in the Kashmir Valley claimed its 47th victim since June 11 as a civilian Thursday succumbed to a bullet injury received during protests here a day ... Read more...

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Civilian succumbs to bullet injury, Kashmir toll rises to 47


August 5th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence in Kashmir Valley claimed its 47th victim since June 11 when a civilian Thursday succumbed to a bullet injury he received during protests here a day ... Read more...

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Two more die in Srinagar, toll 46 (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Another civilian was killed allegedly in firing by security forces here Wednesday, taking the toll in the violence in the Kashmir Valley to 46 since June 11. A ... Read more...

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Protest against death of a local youth in Jammu and Kashmir


November 7th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 7(ANI): Police were compelled to use tear gas and air firing on Saturday to disperse violent mobs protesting against the death of a local youth.The youth took to the ... Read more...

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Farooq Haider is ‘PM’ of Pakistani Kashmir


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Farooq Haider of the Muslim Conference is the new "prime minister" of Pakistani Kashmir by virtue of his election Thursday as leader of the house in the legislative ... Read more...

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PoK Prime Minister resigns, saying he wants to establish democratic tradition


October 15th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.15 (ANI): Keen to discourage horse-trading in the assembly and to promote a democratic tradition in the region, Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) Prime Minister Sardar Yaqoob Khan has resigned from his ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court asks CBI not to leak Shopian probe details


September 30th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) not to share details of its probe into the rape and murder of two ... Read more...

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‘Left out’ Kashmiri leadership pans Pak govt. for Gilgit-Baltistan reforms


September 5th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.5 (ANI): The Pakistan government's new administrative reforms for the Northern Areas, Gilgit-Baltistan, have not gone down well within the political leadership of the region.The reforms, which allow autonomy to ... Read more...

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Court clears decks for CBI probe into Shopian rape-murder (Lead)


August 28th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Friday cleared the decks for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the Shopian rape and murder of two women that ... Read more...

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Held Kashmir PM Yaqoob Khan manages to hold ‘disgruntled’ allies together


August 26th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.26 (ANI): With the ten-point charter of demands forwarded by the Jammu Kashmir Muslim League being accepted by the Pakistan held Kashmir government, Prime Minister Sardar Yaqoob Khan seems to have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

High court defers Shopian murder case hearing


August 19th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesday deferred the hearing of the Shopian rape and murder case for a week following objections by the bar association to the ... Read more...

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Kashmir dispute to be resolved within next two years: POK PM


August 13th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 13 (ANI): Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (POK) Prime Minister Sardar Yaqoob Khan has said India is not in a position to prolong the Kashmir dispute, and that the issue would be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Daily dose of baking soda can save kidney


July 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A daily dose baking soda or sodium bicarbonate, used in baking, cleaning, acid indigestion, sunburn and more slows the decline of kidney function in some patients with advanced ... Read more...

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Baking soda can slow chronic kidney disease progression


July 17th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Apart from baking, cleaning, acid indigestion and sunburn, baking soda or sodium bicarbonate has a newfound use-it slows the decline of kidney function in some patients with advanced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

48-day-long strike ends in Shopian


July 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Life in Shopian town in south Kashmir, where two women were found raped and murdered May 30, returned to normal after the 48-day-old agitation was called off Thursday ... Read more...

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Shopian murder: Four accused Kashmir cops arrested after court order (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Four suspended cops were arrested Wednesday evening after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court so ordered and asked police to profile their DNA for their alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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